david white

  1. David White's But First, Champagne

    David White's But First, Champagne

    But First, Champagne author David White picks his top Champagnes and discusses what surprised him most during the writing of the book.
  2. Happy Global Champagne Day!

    Happy Global Champagne Day!

    October 21 is Global Champagne Day! To help you celebrate David White suggests five things you need to know about Champagne.
  3. The Romanticism of Old Wine

    The Romanticism of Old Wine

    Old wine isn’t necessarily better; it’s just different.
  4. Book Review: But First, Champagne

    Book Review: But First, Champagne

    But First, Champagne gently grabs you by the hand and lays bare the magical world of Champagne...
  5. Fake Wines Take a Toll on Everyday Consumers

    Fake Wines Take a Toll on Everyday Consumers

    "Kurniawan showed how much money could be made with fake wines. At a single auction hosted by Acker Merrall & Condit in 2006, he netted nearly $25 million."
  6. Discovering Authenticity beyond Bordeaux's Marquee Estates

    Discovering Authenticity beyond Bordeaux's Marquee Estates

    Earlier this month, I visited Bordeaux to see what else the region could offer. I learned that, contrary to perception, Bordeaux is home to countless mud-on-their-boots farmers who produce affordable, authentic wines.
  7. Finally, a Definitive Guide to Napa Valley

    Finally, a Definitive Guide to Napa Valley

    White profiles both along with 200 other producers, from "the large-scale and the Lilliputian, the cult and the quaffer, the founders and the new wave." Importantly, she also checks in on the arc of every producer's wines, sharing tasting notes on current releases and back vintages.
  8. Stony Hill Proves That in California, What Is Old Is New Again

    Stony Hill Proves That in California, What Is Old Is New Again

    "These wines are reintroducing America to a style of wine that went dormant for a long time," she explained. "They're reminding people that there's a different way to make Chardonnay." - Sarah McCrea
  9. Looking For a Wine List Bargain? Go Off the Beaten Path

    Looking For a Wine List Bargain? Go Off the Beaten Path

    My advice was simple. I urged him to look for off-the-beaten-path varieties from off-the-beaten-path regions. As New York University economics professor Karl Storchmann once explained, "[The market] adds a premium for certain places or grapes."
  10. Australia Is Regaining Its Mojo

    Australia Is Regaining Its Mojo

    "There are a few wines that have been pointed out as representative of Australia, but they're exactly the opposite of what we should be known for." - Chester Osborn, d'Arenberg
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